The Rock in My Sock

No one likes that feeling of something pointy in their shoe! Explore -ock words and practice reading comprehension with this short poem and accompanying questions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • After finishing the questions, work as a class to come up with more -ock words
  • Assign this for homework or as a starter exercise
  • Ask learners to highlight or underline the words in the poem that gave them the answers to the comprehension questions
Classroom Considerations

  • The poem feels a bit forced; in an attempt to get as many -ock words into the text, the creators of this poem made two disconnected stanzas
Pros

  • The handwriting lines provided will support beginning writers
Cons

  • This does not include an answer key; however, the answers should be relatively easy to determine
Common Core